Arc. Sanusi Waziri Gumau

HOD

Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Technology

The Department of Food Science and Technology is one of the departments established at the inception of the Polytechnic in September, 1979. At inception, the department with a student enrolment of seventeen (17) who started a four year Nigerian National Diploma Programme (NND) in Food Technology.

After the change to the two-tier National Diploma (ND) and the Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes in 1981, the department started graduating students yearly at both National Diploma and Higher National Diploma levels.

In 1986, the department was merged with the department of Science Technology as the department of Food Science Technology. However, in 1988, the two departments were separated hence the name Food Science and Technology.

 

The Department since inception has been headed by the following:-

  1. Mr. E. Odume 1979 – 1986
  2. Late J. Bamgbose 1986 – 1988
  3. Mr. J.F. Tehinse 1988 – 1990
  4. Dr. C.E. Onuorah 1990 – 1993
  5. Mr. D.N. Nzewi 1993 – 1996
  6. Mrs. R.E. Orazulike 1996 – 2000
  7. Mal. H. M. Aliyu 2000 – 2002
  8. Dr. C.E. Onuorah 2003 – 2007
  9. Dr. J.A. Ayo 2007 – 2009
  10. Mal. U.S. Haruna 2009 – 2012
  11. Mr. Uhiara S. N. 2012 – 2018
  12. Mr. Yelmi Bitrus 2018 – 2020
  13. Dr. Gideon Onuoha 2020 – Date

The Department has laboratories and workshop as follows:

Food Microbiology, Food Chemistry and food Processing Workshop.  A Yoghurt Plant is near completion in the department. In 2003 Nutrition and Dietetics programme was introduced at National Diploma level and Higher National Diploma in the year 2008.  The Nutrition and Dietetic Unit has Dietetic clinic, Dietetic kitchen, and Sensory evaluation room. Overall the department has a total number of 25 highly experienced staff. Since inception the department has graduated a total number of 233 students at Higher National Diploma Food Science and Technology and total number of 295 students at National Diploma Food Science and Technology.  Also, the department has graduated 40 students at National Diploma Nutrition and Dietetics and 8 students at Higher National Diploma Nutrition and Dietetics. The Department has various production and analytical equipment which includes a standard bakery, spray drier and now a yoghurt plant among others. The department at graduate level has mounted postgraduate diploma (PGD) in Food Science and Technology and has graduated two sets now.

Contact Information

fst@fptb.edu.ng

 

Programs

 

s/nProgramme of Study
1Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management
2National Diploma in Hospitality Management

Entry Requirements

 

TBD

Courses

 

Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management - HND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1BAM 314HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT3
2HMT 311FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT I4
3HMT 312FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE MANAGEMENT I4
4HMT 313ACCOMODATION PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT3
5HMT 315FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS3
6HMT 316TECHNICAL FRENCH I2
7HMT 317COMPUTER APPLICATION3
8HMT 318APPLIED NUTRITION3
9OTM 315BUSINESS COMMUNICATION I2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1EED 323ENTREPRENUERSHIP DEVELOPMENT I2
2HMT 321FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT II4
3HMT 322FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE MANAGEMENT II4
4HMT 323PROPERTY MANAGEMENT2
5HMT 324HOTEL COSTING AND CONTROL3
6HMT 325HOTEL AND CATERING LAW2
7HMT 326TECHNICAL FRENCH II2
8HMT 327HOSPITALITY ECONOMICS3
9HMT 328RESEARCH METHODOLOGY2

Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management - HND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1EED 413ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT II2
2HMT 431FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT III4
3HMT 432FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE MANAGEMENT III4
4HMT 433FACILITY DESIGN MANAGEMENT I4
5HMT 434HOSPITALITY MARKETING2
6HMT 435FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS II3
7HMT 436CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGEMENT3
8OTM 412BUSINESS COMMUNICATION II3

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1HMT 441FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT IV4
2HMT 442FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE MANAGEMENT IV4
3HMT 443FACILITY DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT II4
4HMT 444PROJECT6
5HMT 445SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT3
6OTM 416ADVANCED DESKTOP PUBLISHING3

Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management - ND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1GNS 103USE OF LIBRARY2
2GNS 127CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION I2
3HMT 110INRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT2
4HMT 112FRENCH LANGUAGE I2
5HMT 116FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION2
6HMT 117FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE2
7LTM 112TRANSPORTATION3
8LTM 114GEOGRAPHY OF TOURISM2
9LTM 115TOURISM MARKETING2
10LTM 116COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I2
11LTM 121AIRLINE AND TRAVEL AGENCY OPERATIONS4
12OTM 101TECHNICAL ENGLISH I2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1EED 126INTRODUCTION TO ENTERPRENEURSHIP2
2GNS 102COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH2
3GNS 128CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION II2
4HMT 121FRENCH LANGUAGE II2
5HMT 126FRONT OFFICE OPERATIONS3
6HMT 127PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS3
7LTM 122SALES TECHNIQUES4
8LTM 123INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR TOURISM3
9LTM 124COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II3
10LTM 125SPECIAL INTEREST TOURISM3

Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management - ND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ACC 112PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS2
2BAM 116PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS2
3EED 216PRACTICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP2
4HMT 236HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 2
5HMT 238SEMINAR/RESEARCH METHODOLOGY2
6LTM 211AIRFARE AND TICKETING I4
7LTM 212LEISURE AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT2
8LTM 213TOURISM PROMOTION3
9OTM 215OFFICE PRACTICE2
10OTM 216COMMUNICATION SKILLS2
11SWE 200SIWES4

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1GNS 202COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH II2
2HMT 245BUSINESS ACCOUNTING FOR HOSPITALITY3
3LTM 221SUSTAINABLE TOURISM3
4LTM 222ARTS HERITAGE AND CULTURE4
5LTM 223TOUR OPERATIONS4
6LTM 224AIR FARES AND TICKETING II4
7LTM 225PROJECT4
8LTM 226SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT2
9OTM 224WEB PAGE DESIGN2

National Diploma in Hospitality Management - ND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1GNS 103USE OF LIBRARY2
2GNS 127CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION I2
3HMT 111INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT3
4HMT 112FRENCH LANGUAGE I2
5HMT 113FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION4
6HMT 114FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE I4
7HMT 115HOUSE KEEPING OPERATIONS3
8LTM 111INTRODUCTION TO RECREATION LEISURE & TOURISM3
9LTM 116COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I2
10OTM 101TECHNICAL ENGLISH I2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1EED 126INTRODUCTION TO ENTERPRENEURSHIP2
2GNS 128CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION II2
3HMT 121FRENCH LANGUAGE II2
4HMT 122FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION II4
5HMT 123FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE II4
6HMT 124FRONT OFFICE OPERATIONS4
7HMT 125FOOD HYGIENE AND NUTRITION2
8HMT 127PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS3
9LTM 124COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II3

National Diploma in Hospitality Management - ND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ACC 112PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS2
2EED 216PRACTICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP2
3HMT 231FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION III4
4HMT 232FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE III4
5HMT 233ACCOMODATION OPERATION III3
6HMT 234FOOD SCIENCE AND NUTRITION3
7HMT 235FOOD COSTING AND CONTROL2
8HMT 236HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 2
9HMT 238SEMINAR/RESEARCH METHODOLOGY2
10OTM 216COMMUNICATION SKILLS2
11SWE 200SIWES4

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1HMT 241FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION IV4
2HMT 242FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE IV4
3HMT 243ACCOMODATION OPERATION IV3
4HMT 244BAR OPERATIONS AND LIQUOR STUDIES3
5HMT 245BUSINESS ACCOUNTING FOR HOSPITALITY3
6HMT 246PROJECT4
7HMT 248CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGEMENT3
8LTM 226SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT2